Jinny Tavee, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Jinny Tavee, MD, is a neurologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Tavee serves as Chief of the Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health. Chief, Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health Professor Department of Medicine Castle Connolly & 5280 Top Doctors 2023 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services ALS Clinic Department of Medicine Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health Neurology Program Sarcoidosis Program Specialties & Conditions Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Brachial and Lumbosacral Plexopathy Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) Guillain-Barre Syndrome Motor Neuron Disease Myasthenia Gravis Myositis/Myopathy Neurosarcoidosis Peripheral Neuropathy Radiculopathy Research Areas Mind-Body Treatments for Neurologic Disorders Neurosarcoidosis Peripheral Neuropathy Radiation Plexopathy Special Interests Dr.Tavee sees adult patients with neuromuscular disorders and has a special interest in neurosarcoidosis as well as peripheral neuropathy. She is currently looking at how the immune system may cause small fiber neuropathy in sarcoidosis and other autoimmune disorders, and is investigating potential treatment options to help patients with this condition. She is also involved in research studies evaluating the effects of integrative holistic therapies on chronic neurological diseases and has led meditation retreats for patients, physicians and U.S. Marines returning from the Gulf War through the Wounded Warriors program. Education Education 1998 University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine Internships 1999 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Internship Residency 2001 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Neurology Residency 2002 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Chief Resident Fellowship 2003 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Neuromuscular Fellowship Awards & Recognition 2019-2020: John A. Kessler Neurology Teacher of the Year, Northwestern University 2007-2008: Neurology Staff Teacher of the Year, Cleveland Clinic 2006: ACP Research Competition – 2nd place, U.S. Navy May 2001: Neuroscience Research Day 2nd Place, Cleveland Clinic Foundation May 2002: Neuroscience Research Day 2nd Place, Cleveland Clinic Foundation 1998: Graduation with Honors: University of Missouri School of Medicine 1998: Missouri Outstanding Scholar in Medicine Award 1996: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 1994: U.S. Naval Health Sciences Scholarship Board Certification American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine American Board Of Psychiatry and Neurology: Clinical Neurophysiology American Board Of Psychiatry and Neurology: Neurology American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Neuromuscular Medicine American Board Integrative Holistic Medicine Professional Memberships 2015-Present: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Clinical Neurophysiology Committee 2013-2017 and 2020-Present: American Neurological Association, Member 2013-Present: American Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders, Member 2006-Present: American Academy of Neurology, Member 2003-Present: American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Publications Muppidi S, Guptill J, Jacob S, Li Y, Farrugia M, Guidon A, Tavee J, Kaminski H, Howard J, Cutter G, Wiendl H, Maas M, Illa I, Mantegazza R, Murai H, Utsugisawa K, Nowak R. COVID-19 Associated risks and effects in myasthenia gravis (CARE-MG): Development of an International Physician Registry and Initial Data. Lancet Neurology 2020;12:970-971. Tavee J, Karwa K, Ahmed Z, Thompson N, Parambil J, Culver DA. Sarcoidosis-associated small fiber neuropathy in a large cohort: Clinical aspects and response to IVIG and anti-TNF alpha treatment. Respiratory Medicine. 2017 May 31;126:135-8. Tavee J, Stern BA. Neurosarcoidosis. Chest Clinics N Am 2015;36:643-56. Tavee J, Rensel M, Pope-Planchard S, Stone L. Effects of Meditation on Pain and Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis and Polyneuropathy: A controlled study. Int J MS Care 2011;113:163-169. Tavee J, Zhou L. Small Fiber Neuropathy: a burning problem. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 2009;76:297-305. Teaching & Professional Positions 2021-present: Chief, Neurology Division National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine Denver, CO 2021-present: Director, EMG laboratory National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine Denver, CO 2021-present: Associate Professor National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine Denver, CO 2018- 2020: Director, EMG Neurodiagnostic Testing Center Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Davee Department of Neurology Chicago, IL 2018-2020: Co-Director, Peripheral Neuropathy Multidisciplinary Care Center Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Davee Department of Neurology, Chicago, IL 2017-2020: Medical Director, Neuromuscular Division Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Davee Department of Neurology Chicago, IL 2016-2017: Associate Professor of Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Davee Department of Neurology Chicago, IL 2016-2017: Associate Professor of Medicine Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University 2014-2017: Neuromuscular Fellowship Program Director Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Neurologic Institute, Neuromuscular Center Cleveland, OH 2007-2017: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Neurologic Institute, Neuromuscular Center Cleveland, OH 2003-2007: Chief, EMG/Neuromuscular Section U.S. Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Portsmouth, VA Ask a Question through MyChart Sign in to your MyChart account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. 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